Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh

Als Tierarzt in den grünen Hügeln von Yorkshire

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 364402491X

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Vierzig Geschichten voller Witz und Wahrheit Warmherzig und humorvoll, mit nie versiegendem Staunen vor dem immer wieder neuen Wunder des Lebens erzählt James Herriot in diesen amüsanten Erinnerungen von der Tierarztpraxis in der wilden, einsamen Landschaft der Yorkshire Dales und den großen und kleinen Erlebnissen, die den Alltag eines Tierarztes ausmachen. Nach diesem Buch wurde eine dreizehnteilige Fernsehserie gedreht.

James Herriot's Dog Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447230272

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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The very special magic of James Herriot’s storytelling shines throughout this classic collection of stories about the animal he loves the most. Here are some of the dogs who have won a special place in the country vet’s heart – dogs like Tricki Woo, the little Pekinese suffering from ‘flop-butt’; Clancy the dog who nobody would go near; and Gyp, the sheepdog who only barked once in his life. They’re joined by lovable dogs of all shapes and sizes in a wonderful collection of stories, which will be enjoyed by all dog-lovers and James Herriot fans alike. ‘The tales can be read and re-read... what shines through all the stories is that dogs give us enormous pleasure.’ Sunday Times ‘James Herriot provokes a chuckle, or a lump in your throat, in every chapter.’ Daily Mirror

James Herriot's Cat Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250061850

Category: Pets

Page: 176

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Between these covers, teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over: James Herriot's Cat Stories. Here are Buster, the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred, the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily, who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny, the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing. And along with these come others, each story as memorable and heartwarming as the last, each told with that magical blend of gentle wit and human compassion that marks every word from James Herriot's pen.

The Real James Herriot

The Authorized Biography

Author: Jim Wight

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141916532

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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After qualifying as a vet in 1939, Alf Wight, aka James Herriot, moved to a veterinary practice in Thirsk. He was over fifty when his first book of stories about life as a Yorkshire vet was published, giving birth to some of Yorkshire's most famous and much-loved literary characters. Although he brought fame and fortune to himself and those around him, Alf Wight remained an intensely private person, respected and trusted by those whose animals he cared for, and adored by millions of fans. This illuminating biography reveals the real man behind the title 'The World's Most Famous Vet'.

100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authors

Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591584872

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 438

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Provides alphabetically-arranged biographical entries of popular writers of nonfiction, including Richard Dawkins, Joan Didion, and Paul Theroux, and presents insights on the creative process for each individual.

James Herriot's Animal Stories

Author: James Herriot,Lesley Holmes

Publisher: M&S

ISBN: 9780771041075

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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Few authors in memory have delighted readers around the world as thoroughly as the beloved veterinarian James Herriot. And with his recent volumes of hugely popular illustrated tales James Herriot's Cat StoriesandJames Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories his name has been introduced to a whole new generation of readers. Now, this gorgeous new collection brings together ten of his best-loved stories celebrating all the creatures in his wonderful world creatures bright and beautiful, great and small. Here are lambs, horses, cows, dogs, even a whimsical pig or two, along with their colourful human counterparts all brought vividly to life by Herriot's storytelling magic. From a prickly horse young James encountered early in his veterinary-school experience, through Dorothy the goat star of the entrancing holiday tale "There's Christmas and Christmas" we are reacquainted with many of the most charming members of Herriot's Yorkshire menagerie. Once again illuminated by the radiant watercolours of Lesley Holmes, each of Herriot's stories captures the kind of warmth and humour that comes with old, familiar friendship. With a special introduction by Herriot's own son, Jim, the stories in this bright new collection will charm readers of any age.

Three James Herriot Classics

All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453239405

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1324

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The beloved New York Times bestsellers that inspired the popular BBC series—from a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer” (The Boston Globe). Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces—All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful—which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian. Witty and heartwarming, this collection of whimsical, dramatic, and touching anecdotes reveals the ties that bind us to the animals in our lives. This edition features a new introduction from the author’s son and bonus archival photos.

All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227903

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 440

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This witty and heartwarming memoir, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels, inspiring a beloved BBC television series, and winning over animal lovers everywhere. In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike. This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227911

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 442

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The sequel to All Creatures Great and Small continues the adventures of veterinarian James Herriot in a small town in Yorkshire, England After his first day on the job, James Herriot’s mentor warns him that the life of a country veterinarian is full of small triumphs and big disasters, but that he’d never be bored. From night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot experiences new challenges and joys every day. In these pages, Herriot trains under his eccentric boss Siegfried Farnon in a rustic English village, courts the woman that becomes his wife, and meets the people he would come to write about for a lifetime.

Ein irischer Landarzt

Author: Patrick Taylor

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3688108701

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Wo in aller Welt liegt Ballybucklebo? Endlich ist Barry Laverty fertig mit seinem Medizinstudium. Voller Elan tritt der frischgebackene Arzt seine erste Stelle an. Doch Ballybucklebo ist nicht Belfast, die Uhren ticken etwas anders in dem abgeschiedenen Dorf in Nordirland. Und auch an seinen neuen Chef muss Barry sich erst gewöhnen. Dr. O’Reillys oberste Regel: Sich niemals von einem Patienten etwas sagen lassen! Statt Schmerztabletten verordnet er lieber Vitaminpillen. Bald lernt Barry auch den Rest des Dorfes kennen: darunter einen simulierenden Bürgermeister, eine unorthodoxe Haushälterin und einen Hund namens Arthur Guinness. Ungeahnte Lektionen warten auf ihn – über das Leben und über die Liebe ...

Miss Daisy und der Tote auf dem Eis

Kriminalroman

Author: Carola Dunn

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841211836

Category: Fiction

Page: 236

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England in den wilden zwanziger Jahren. Eigentlich soll die junge Adlige Daisy Dalrymple einen Artikel über Wentwater Court schreiben, das zauberhaft gelegene Gut des gleichnamigen Grafen und seiner schönen Frau. Aber der Schein der Idylle trügt: Im zugefrorenen See wird eine Leiche gefunden. Zusammen mit Alec Fletcher von Scotland Yard löst Miss Daisy ihren ersten Fall ... „Miss Daisy und der Tote auf dem Eis ist ein englischer Krimi par excellence mit unvergleichlich lebendigen Figuren. Wie durch die Lupe eines Detektivs sieht man die vielen Details einer anderen Zeit. Perfekte Feierabend-Lektüre, intelligent und spritzig. Einfach himmlisch!“- Courier-Gazette - »Der Liebhaber des gepflegten Teatime-Krimis kann diesen mit Behagen schlürfen.« - Die Welt -

1 roter Punkt

Author: David A. Carter

Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Boje)

ISBN: 9783414820822

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 18

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Ein Kunstwerk aus Papier Ausgezeichnet mit der Hans-Christian-Andersen-Medaille 2005 für das beste künstlerische Bliderbuch Raffinierte Papieringenieurs-Kunst Ideales Geschenk Dieses Buch enthält 10 Pop-up-Kunstwerke. Man klappt eine Seite auf, und es entfaltet sich eine raffinierte Papierkonstruktion ═ filigran, verblüffend, in elementaren Farben und Formen. In jedem Gebilde steckt │1 roter Punkt╦. Man folgt den Zahlen von 1 bis 10 und freut sich an der Vielfalt der überraschenden Gestaltungsideen. Neugierige und Tüftler jeglichen Alters werden immer wieder Vergnügen daran finden, den roten Punkt inmitten von Flipflop-Flappen, wabernden Wellenwobblern und raspelnden Rädern zu entdecken.

All Things Wise and Wonderful

The classic memoirs of a Yorkshire country vet

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447224280

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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The third volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot’s day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby – despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, ornery cattle and equally ornery farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him – will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Wise and Wonderful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors.